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chagrin

[ shuh-grin ]
/ 蕛蓹藞gr瑟n /
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noun
a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation.
verb (used with object), cha路grined or cha路grinned, cha路grin路ing or cha路grin路ning.
to vex by disappointment or humiliation: The rejection of his proposal chagrined him deeply.
Obsolete. shagreen (def. 1).
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Origin of chagrin

First recorded in 1650鈥60; from French; origin unknown

synonym study for chagrin

1. See shame.

OTHER WORDS FROM chagrin

un路cha路grined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chagrin

chagrin
/ (藞蕛忙伞r瑟n) /

noun
a feeling of annoyance or mortification
verb (tr)
to embarrass and annoy; mortify

Derived forms of chagrin

chagrined, adjective

Word Origin for chagrin

C17: from French chagrin, chagriner, of unknown origin
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